Nineteen major paintings lent from the private collection of Thelma and Melvin Lenkin of Chevy Chase, Md., are on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum from April 17 through Aug. 16. Mary Cassatt?s renowned ?Reading ?Le Figaro??...Show More Summary
On Monday, April 20, at 6pm in American Art's McEvoy Auditorium, artist Mark Bradford will be discussing his Amendment series in the third annual James Dicke Contemporary Artist Lecture.
On May 21, as the star lot of its sale of American Art, Christie?s will offer Two Puritans by Edward Hopper (1882-1967). Painted in 1945 at the height of Hopper?s career, Two Puritans, one of only three canvases by the artist of that...Show More Summary
“Authorities are asking the public’s help in finding two paintings — one of them by famed American Roy Lichtenstein — that were […] The post $400K Of Art Stolen From “Simpsons'” Creator’s Charity appeared first on Crime Feed.
First off: WOW! Thanks so much for your generous response to my new video "TYRANNOSAURS: Behind the Art," which documents the illustrations I just did for the May 2015 article in Scientific American Magazine. Here's the trailer on YouTube...Show More Summary
In 1996 the Academy of American Poets dubbed April National Poetry Month to celebrate the richness of American poetry. In its honor, here are 20 black American poets who have shown brilliance in their art and service to the community. Show More Summary
The Whitney Museum of American Art's new Renzo Piano-designed digs are nearly ready for opening day on May 1. And now comes the art.
The late German-born American artist and scholar Josef Albers has the great distinction of being a man who left a measurable impact on twentieth century thought. Even today, his legacy exists in the core teachings of many art institutions… The post Bezar “Remixes” Record Albums Designed by Artist Josef Albers appeared first on Selectism.
“They offered to give me things to the point of embarrassment, but not to sell them,” Allen Hendershott Eaton wrote of the artworks, furniture, and photographs gifted him by Japanese American internees.
“When you say I can watch something online for free or for a modest amount, or pay $100 to go to a live performance, that’s become a very difficult choice for a lot of people,” Kaiser says. For most in the post-great recession era of income stagnation and a shrinking middle class, it’s no choice […]
(Link to video) For the last couple of months I've been working hard on a secret project that I can now tell you about. Yesterday Scientific American Magazine announced its May feature called "Rise of the Tyrannosaurs." The article was...Show More Summary
Langdon Hammer provides the first biography of this important and complicated American poet who was born to high privilege.
Painkilling drugs taken every week by almost a quarter of Americans kill positive emotions. » Continue reading: The Common Painkiller That Also Kills Pleasure » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related articles: A...Show More Summary
Christie?s announces the sale Visions of the West: American Paintings from the William I. Koch Collection, which represents the breadth of Western Art with works spanning the 19th Century to the present day. The dedicated sale will take...Show More Summary
Throckmorton Fine Art is presenting a major show of work by Latin American photographer Mario Algaze from April 9 ? May 16 at its New York gallery. Spencer Throckmorton says, ??Our Mario Algaze: A Respect for Light? show comprises exquisite...Show More Summary
The 18th edition of PHotoEspaña, the International Photography and Visual Arts Festival, will be dedicated in its entirety to Latin American photography, in line with the approach initiated in 2014 of focusing on a specific geographic region. Show More Summary
Seven congregations of anthropomorphic objects constitute Cory Arcangel?s solo exhibition in Milan, which is a complement to the artist?s concurrent exhibition at the GAMeC ? Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea ? in nearby Bergamo. Show More Summary
Next month, 28 contemporary American artists will infiltrate the homes of the two artists who are the "physical cornerstone of American art," as co-curator Stephen Hannock puts it.
I've talked about the power of online videos before (see "Related Posts" below) and I recently put my money where my mouth is by creating a video for El Museo del Barrio, a museum dedicated to fostering Latin American art. Artists Ruben...Show More Summary
Portrait of Rosalba Peale, Rembrandt Peale The link is to a zoomable version on the Google Art Project; there is a downloadable file on Wikipedia; the original is in the Smithsonian American Art Museum, which also has a zoomable version. As his father, Charles Wilson Peale, had done for him, Rembrandt Peale tutored his daughters […]